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US government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade
WASHINGTON (AP) -- New government figures show deportations of immigrants in the United States illegally have declined for the third consecutive year.... 10/6/2015 7:23 AM

Oregon shooter rants in writings about having no girlfriend
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college before taking his own life ranted in writings he left behind about not having a girlfriend and thinking everyone else was crazy, a law enforcement official said Monday.... 10/6/2015 7:03 AM

California governor signs hard-won right-to-die legislation
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday allowing terminally ill people in the nation's most populous state to take their own lives, saying the emotionally charged bill forced him to consider "what I would want in the face of my own death."... 10/6/2015 3:15 AM

Federal investigators probe Amtrak train accident in Vermont
NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) -- Federal investigators are back at work probing the derailment of a Washington, D.C.-bound Amtrak train that derailed after hitting rocks in Vermont, sending two cars down an embankment and injuring seven people.... 10/6/2015 6:06 AM

Texas inmate set for execution for $8 robbery, slaying
HOUSTON (AP) -- No late appeals have been filed on behalf of a Texas inmate who says he shouldn't die for fatally shooting a Mexican man who was robbed of $8.... 10/6/2015 5:35 AM

Hernandez lawyers to argue for dismissal of murder charges
BOSTON (AP) -- Lawyers for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will ask a judge to dismiss murder charges against Hernandez in a 2012 double slaying.... 10/6/2015 5:18 AM

Kerouac's knickknacks go on the road to author's hometown
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) -- The eclectic bric-a-brac that comforted and inspired writer Jack Kerouac is going on the road.... 10/6/2015 5:16 AM

'Fire hose' of moisture slams South Carolina; 12 killed
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- People across South Carolina got an object lesson Monday in how you can dodge a hurricane and still get hammered.... 10/6/2015 5:53 AM

Authorities to outline case against accused contract killer
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) -- A man who admitted to killing dozens of people across the United States as an enforcer for drug cartels in Mexico will begin to hear evidence in court Tuesday that prosecutors say proves he gunned down nine people throughout Central California.... 10/6/2015 6:18 AM

Boston-bound airline pilot dies; co-pilot lands safely
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Officials say an American Airlines pilot became gravely ill while flying from Phoenix to Boston and later died, but his first officer took over and safely landed the plane in Syracuse.... 10/6/2015 7:28 AM

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